Seminar Guide 2020-2021


Alexander, Michelle, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: The New Press, 2010

Barrett, Paul M., The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America. New York: Dutton, 1999

Belcher, Cornell, A Black Man in the White House: Barack Obama and the Triggering of America’s Racial-Aversion Crisis.
Healdsburg: Uptown Professional Press, 2016

Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo, Racism Without Racists: Color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in America, Fifth Edition.
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018

Borg, Marcus J., Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most. New York: HarperOne, 2014

Brice, Tanya Smith, Reconciliation Reconsidered: Advancing the National Conversation on Race in Churches of Christ.
Abilene: Abilene Christian University Press, 2016

Coates, Ta-Nehisi, Between the World and Me. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015

Cone, James H., A Black Theology of Liberation. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1992

Cone, James H., God of the Oppressed. New York: Harper San Francisco, 1975

Dailey, Jane, The Age of Jim Crow.
New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2009

Dorrien, Gary, Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Black Social Gospel. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018

Douglass, Kelly Brown, Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015

Dickerson, Debra J., The End of Blackness. New York: Pantheon Books, 2004

Dickerson, Debra J., An American Story. New York: Pantheon Books, 2000

Dyson, Michael Eric, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2017

Dyson, Michael Eric, The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016

Fitzgerald, David Scott and Cook-Martin, David, Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014

Glaude Jr., Eddie S., Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul. New York: Broadway Books, 2017

Hendricks, Obery M., The Politics of Jesus: Rediscovering the true nature of Jesus’ teachings and how they have been corrupted.
New York: Doubleday, 2006

Irving, Debby, Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race. Cambridge: Elephant Room Press, 2014

Kendi, Ibram X., How to be an Antiracist. New York: One World, 2019

King Jr., Martin Luther, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? Boston: Beacon Press, 1968

Levin, Jack and Nolan, Jim, The Violence of Hate: Confronting Racism, Anti-Semitism, and Other Forms of Bigotry, Third Edition.
Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2011

Lewis, Jacqueline J. and Janka, John, The Pentecost Paradigm: Ten Strategies for Becoming a Multiracial Congregation.
Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2018

Obama, Barack, Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. New York: Crown Publishers, 2004

Painter, Nell Irvin, The History of White People. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2010

Piper, John, Bloodlines: Race, Cross, and the Christian. Wheaton: Crossway, 2011

Rah, Soon-Chang, Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2010

Rose, Peter, I., They and We: Racial and Ethnic Relations in the United States, Fifth Edition. New York: McGraw Hill, 1997

Sniderman, Paul M. and Piazza, Thomas, Black Pride and Black Prejudice. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002

Washington, James M., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
New York: Harper San Francisco, 1986

Wayne, Michael, Imagining Black America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014

West, Cornell, and Buschendorf, Christa, Black Prophetic Power. Boston: Beacon Press, 2014

West, Cornell, Race Matters. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993

Wright, Kai, The African American Experience: Black History and Culture Through Speeches, Letters, Editorials, Poems, Songs, and Stories.
New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2009

West, Traci C., Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women’s Lives Matter. Louisville: Westminster John Know Press, 2006